Novelist Edwar Al-Kharrat Passes Away At 89, Leaving Behind a Literary Legacy (allAfrica.com)

Novelist and critic Edwar al-Kharrat passed away on Tuesday, succumbing to a short-lived illness which ended his life at 89. The author of “Rama and the Dragon”, which is among the top 10 novels in a list of the 100 best Arabic novels compiled by the Arab Writers Union, was recently diagnosed with pneumonia. He slipped…